I think he has this election in the bag.
If I understand it correctly he'll be both the Republican and Democratic candidate.
So if you run against yourself and lose who gets to be mayor?
"I know thy works, that thou art neither cold, nor hot. I would thou wert cold, or hot. But because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold, nor hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth." Revelation 3:15-16